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Earnest C. Watson Papers

Identifier: 10032-MS
Scope and Contents

The papers include course and public lectures, unpublished talks (“addresses”), lab notes and notebooks, correspondence (bulk with book dealers), and material relating to Caltech matters.

Dates: 1916-1968

Harold Wayland Papers

Identifier: 10251-MS

The Papers of Harold Wayland (1909-2000), Caltech Professor of Engineering Science, 1949-1979, are a small collection of personal, scientific, and institutionally related documents. They cover aspects of Wayland's scientific work on microcirculation, his invention of the intravital microscope, and Caltech's support in the late 1960s-early 1970s for a biomedical engineering program and discussion of a medical school in Pasadena.

Dates: 1948-2001

Cornelis A. G. Wiersma Papers

Identifier: WiersmaCAG
Scope and Contents The papers include professional correspondence relating to his work in neurophysiology (principally between 1950-1970) and organizational work, material on professional associations and publishing, photographs, reprints, and research notes. Three files (Box 8) donated by Peter J. Mills.The bulk of the collection is professional correspondence, including items in Dutch and German, relating mainly to his work in neurophysiology, principally between 1950 to 1970. other...
Dates: 1921-1979

Harry O. Wood Papers

Identifier: WoodHO
Scope of the Collection The papers of Harry O. Wood were transferred to the Caltech Archives from the Seismology Laboratory. The initial donation, now occupying twenty-two document boxes, was made in 1976; it was supplemented with two more boxes about ten years later. The supplemental material has been processed separately from the original portion. The collection consists mainly of correspondence (over 19 boxes) of a personal and general nature. The personal correspondence covers mainly the years from...
Dates: 1905-1954

Victor Wouk Papers

Identifier: 10208-MS

Papers of Victor Wouk (1919-2005). Electrical engineer. After graduating from Caltech (PhD 1942), Wouk devoted himself largely to the development of hybrid and electric motor vehicles. The range of his activities is wide, and he has consulted for several institutions and the government on a variety of issues. His papers consist of 70 boxes and include correspondence, publications (print and manuscript versions), lectures and seminars, and expert witness testimonies.

Dates: 1934-2004

Helen Wright Collection on George Ellery Hale

Identifier: 10175-MS
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of material collected by Helen Wright in the course of writing her 1966 biography of George Ellery Hale, Explorer of the Universe. It includes copies of documents which can also be found in the George Ellery Hale Papers, but also documents from other sources and Wright’s transcripts of some handwritten letters, particularly those from Hale to his wife and daughter.

Dates: 1887–1972

Fredrik Zachariasen Papers

Identifier: 10195-MS

The working papers, correspondence, publications, and biographical material of physicist Fredrik Zachariasen form the collection known as the Fredrik Zachariasen Papers in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Zachariasen specialized in theoretical physics, focusing on the interactions of elementary particles at high energies. He was an active member of the JASON defense advisory group, which was organized in 1960 to work on problems of national security.

Dates: 1948-1999

Laszlo Zechmeister Papers

Identifier: ZechmeisterL
Scope and Contents

The Zechmeister papers include correspondence, lecture notes, technical manuscripts & related correspondence, honors & awards, and reprints.

Dates: 1913-1972